Press Releases

May 2, 2017 Press Release
Result of two-year effort by Hurd and local leaders

Del Rio, TX- Commercial flights in Del Rio are taking off again. Yesterday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd celebrated the return of commercial airline service to Del Rio International Airport by taking the first flight, on what will be weekly air service, from Del Rio to Dallas on Texas Sky Airline.

April 28, 2017 Press Release
Bill expected to save billions

U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-Texas), Chairman of the House Information Technology Subcommittee, introduced the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act today with fellow Subcommittee members and thought-leaders from across the aisle Reps. Robin Kelly (D-Illinois) and Gerry Connolly (D-Virginia).

April 19, 2017 Press Release
Tornillo Crossing Named After Texas WWI Veteran

TORNILLO, TEXAS --Today, Congressman Will Hurd, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) joined to commemorate the naming of the Marcelino Serna Port of Entry (POE) in Tornillo, just outside of El Paso, Texas. Marcelino Serna was an El Paso resident who served in World War I and became the most decorated World War I veteran from Texas.

April 18, 2017 Press Release
Office Hours will be held every third Tuesday - Thursday of the month

Fort Stockton, TX – This morning, U.S. Representative Will Hurd celebrated the opening of his new district office in Fort Stockton with over 40 local leaders and members of the public.  

April 12, 2017 Press Release
'San Antonio is a powerhouse of innovation and creativity'

San Antonio, TX -- In response to today's announcement that video-streaming giant Hulu has selected San Antonio to be home to a new service center, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

April 7, 2017 Press Release
Bill creates VA pilot program for non-traditional technology courses

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Representative Will Hurd introduced the Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) Act, which will establish a VA pilot program that expands access for veterans to non-traditional technology courses that are currently unavailable under their GI Bill.

April 7, 2017 Press Release
“We will no longer stand idly by”

San Antonio, TX – In response to last night’s strikes against an air base in Syria, U.S Representative Will Hurd issued the following statement:  

April 6, 2017 Press Release
'The American people deserve nothing less than the truth'

Washington, DC – In response to Chairman Devin Nunes’ announcement this morning, U.S. Representative Will Hurd, who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, issued the following statement:

April 6, 2017 Press Release
Congress protects Veterans Choice Program

Washington, DC – Following the Senate’s passage by unanimous consent last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that extends the Veterans Choice Program. Representative Will Hurd who supported the measure, released the following statement:

March 28, 2017 Press Release
40 math teachers from 16 school districts participated!

San Antonio, TX – During a three-day workshop this weekend in San Antonio, more than 40 middle and high school math teachers from 16 school districts between San Antonio and Socorro were taught how to incorporate coding and computer science lessons into their curriculums. This initiative was led by U.S.